Admission deadlines: Fall: Round 1 - November 15; Round 2 - January 15; Round 3 - March 15; Round 4 - May 1; After May 1 – Rolling
Spring: Round 1 - October 1; Round 2 - November 15; After November 15 – Rolling
Current GWSB graduate students All current students in good academic standing (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher) enrolled in a graduate degree program within the GW School of Business (GWSB) are eligible to be considered for admission to a graduate certificate program after one full semester of completed coursework. Current graduate students may combine their degree with a graduate certificate. Courses completed for the certificate may be applied towards the elective requirements. After speaking with their academic advisor, students may apply by completing and submitting the MBA & Specialized Master's Additional Graduate Certificate Credential Form.
Non-GWSB students: To be considered for admission, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Previous academic history, letters of recommendation, demonstrated motivation and aptitude to undertake graduate-level work, and professional experience are all taken into consideration. Please note: Graduate certificate registration does not qualify for federal financial aid, but students may seek private loans to fund their study. To apply, you must complete the online application and provide transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate academic institution as well as a professional resume, one letter of recommendation, and a statement of purpose. GMAT or GRE scores are not needed.
Prior academic records: Applicants are required to upload and submit copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended, whether or not the program was completed or the credit appears as a transfer credit on another transcript.
We consider these uploaded transcripts to be “unofficial” as they are submitted by the applicant. Applicants who receive an offer of admission will be required at that time of enrollment to submit official final transcripts. An acceptable transcript is a copy of an official transcript produced by the institution.
If submitting transcripts from a foreign institution, please reference the International Student Requirements section for detailed information on requirements.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:

The GW School of Business
Attn: Graduate Admissions
2201 G Street, NW, Suite 550
Washington, DC 20052

Contact for questions:
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Visit the School of Business website for additional admissions information.

Visit the program website for additional program information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 9 credits in required course and 3 credits in elective courses.

MBAD 6263Organizations and Human Capital
MGT 6210Leading Teams
MGT 6253Leadership and Executive Development
3 credits from the following:
MGT 6215Conflict Management and Negotiations
MGT 6252Strategic Human Resource Management
MGT 6257Performance Management and Development
MGT 6270Consulting Processes
MGT 6285Social Entrepreneurship
MGT 6286Creativity and Innovation
MGT 6287Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership
MGT 6290Special Topics (Advanced People Analytics)
MGT 6290Special Topics (Diversity and Globalization)